Volume 100 Number 4 Mar 10 - 16, 2014

A drill site at Reservoir Minerals' flagship Timok copper-gold property in eastern Serbia, which has seen more than 45,000 metres of drilling. Credit: Reservoir Minerals

Reservoir Minerals raising $33 million in double financing

VANCOUVER — Investment dollars may be hard to rustle up these days, but Reservoir Minerals (TSXV: RMC; US-OTC: RVRLF) has a recipe for a raise: release an initial resource estimate for a flagship project containing 3.8 billion lb. copper…

A drill rig Corvus Gold's North Bullfrog gold project in southern Nevada. Credit: Corvus Gold

Progress at North Bullfrog keeps Corvus shares climbing

VANCOUVER — It has been a good year so far for Corvus Gold (TSX: KOR). The company started out 2014 with almost $12 million in the bank, and has since released a raft of good drill results from its flagship North Bullfrog gold project in…

A raw water pond at MBAC Fertilizer's  Itafos Arraias project in Brazil. Credit: MBAC Fertilizer

MBAC thriving in Brazil’s fertilizer sector

After a three-year decline, phosphate fertilizer prices are rising again. Prices for diammonium phosphate, the most commonly used fertilizer, have increased by 20% since bottoming last November, while prices for triple super phosphate have…

An aerial view of Taseko Mines' New Prosperity project in central British Columbia. Credit: Taseko Mines

Taseko denied New Prosperity

VANCOUVER — Despite a $300-million adaptation to save Fish Lake, the Canadian government will not allow Taseko Mines (TSX: TKO; NYSE-MKT: TGB) to build a $1.5-billion open-pit copper–gold mine at its New Prosperity project in…

Coalspur Mines' Vista coal project near Hinton, Alberta. Credit: Coalspur Mines

Regulator approves Coalspur’s Vista

VANCOUVER — It looks like financing will be the last hurdle for Coalspur Mines (TSX: CPT, US-OTC: CSPZF) at its Vista thermal coal project, 10 km east of the town of Hinton, Alta. On Feb. 27 the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) approved…

US markets continue to roll, Feb. 24-28

The U.S. equity market keeps defying experts’ warning of a correction, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 219 points to 16,321.71, the S&P 500 up 23 points to 1,859.45 and the Nasdaq up 35 points to 4,308.12 for the period.

TSX Venture holds steady, Feb. 24-28

After ascending for almost three weeks, the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index treaded water over the trading period, ending the week up 3.71 points at 1,025.37. Trading activity remained strong, with an average of 77.9 million shares trading…

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